Voters sent two incumbent Galveston County state district court judges back to their benches for another four years in Tuesday night’s Republican Party primary elections.
Friday marked the filing deadline for candidates vying for spots on various city councils, commissions and school boards in the May 7 election.
Early voting starts Monday for the off-year November elections. There are seven constitutional amendments, plus local propositions in League City, Texas City, Kemah and Clear Lake Shores and a school board election in Galveston.
LEAGUE CITY — Some debt is necessary in running a fast-growing city like League City, the candidates at the city council forum agreed. But each had slightly different ideas on how to manage that debt and how to pay it down.
LEAGUE CITY — While some candidates at the League City council forum praised the current council for approving a controversial resolution on immigration, others called it divisive.
GALVESTON — Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth agree on at least two things: they think the Ike Dike is a good idea, and school finance is going to take up much of the 184th Legislature’s time next year.
With much of the attention this election season on the state and county offices, it could be easy to miss that a handful of municipalities are holding Nov. 4 elections as well.
Calling it the most difficult thing he has ever been through, Joe Giusti relished his Republican Primary victory for County Commissioner Precinct 2.
Patricia Grady unseated incumbent Judge Bret Griffin on Tuesday in the runoff election for the Republican nomination to the 212th District Court, according to complete but unofficial results from the county.
Earlier this year when our brother David Hoover informed us that he intended to run for the District 4 City Council seat, we were excited ... excited for him — and for the city of Galveston where the three of us grew up.
The Moodys and Kempners are working very hard this election to get a majority on the Galveston City Council. What they envision I don’t have a clue, but I hope it’s something good for Galveston.
I have the greatest respect for Tarris Woods. He has dedicated his life to instilling pride and hope to the downtrodden and motivating young people to seek higher goals in life. Woods has taken stands that were unpopular with the powers that be and steadfastly held his position, never compromising the principle involved.
Phillip Morris, a retired police commander of the Galveston Police Department, announced that he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for district attorney of Galveston County.
Driven by a trustee election at College of the Mainland, a bond proposal in Santa Fe and the school bond and trustee election in the Clear Creek school district, voter turnout has been brisk for Saturday’s elections.